Brendan Thomas Hogan, 84 of Randolph died Saturday, March 4, 2023 after a brief illness, with his family at his side. Brendan was born January 7, 1939 in Brooklyn, NY to Mary Kenny and Edmund Hogan. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Peter Edmund Hogan.
Brendan married Patricia Ellen Barry who survives on April 30, 1960 and the couple were lifelong companions for more than 65 years. The couple was blessed with three children; Michael (Susan) of Columbus, OH; Maureen (Walter) Spilsbury of Charlestown, NH; and Holly-Ann (Brian) Hart of Apalachin, NY. He was a proud Poppy to eight grandchildren, a great grandson, and another great grandson on the way. A sister, Jane Dillon of Briarcliff Manor, NY also survives.
Brendan loved collecting and working on his antique cars including a 1930 Franklin and a 1950 Buick, and made car friends throughout the country. He served a term as President of the national H.H. Franklin Club and a term as Vice-President of Antique Automobile Club of America. He was a member of St. Matthew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Randolph.
After being honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps, Brendan spent his career working in information technology for news organizations in New York City including Associated Press, United Press International and retired from NBC Network News as the manager of technical facilities. While with NBC, Brendan travelled throughout the US and the world to design and install technology which brought events such as Olympic Games, papal visits, political conventions and presidential elections to worldwide audiences.
Visitation will be Tuesday, March 7 from 3:00 to 7:00 pm at Tuttle Funeral Home at 272 Route 10, Randolph, 07869. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 8 at 10:00 am at St. Matthew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church at 335 Dover Chester Rd., Randolph, 07869.
In lieu of flowers the family would prefer that donations in Brendan’s memory be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital www.stjude.org or 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 due to the fact that burial will take place at a later date in New York.